[Talk-GB] Quarterly Project: Addresses and Postcodes

Brian Prangle bprangle at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 15:43:46 UTC 2017


Hi Robert

The latest iteration of your postcode mapping viusalisation tool is a great
QA tool for filling in gaps. However - 2 questions

What do the columns  S0 and S5  signify?
What made you stopusig the geopunk website?

Are we going to monitor progress with a taginfo script, like we did before?
Regards

Brian


On 10 October 2017 at 19:07, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) <
robert.whittaker+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> It doesn't seem to have been mentioned here yet, but this quarter's UK
> mapping project is to improve addresses and postcodes:
> https://osmuk.org/uncategorized/jump-in-to-our-quarterly-mapping-project/
>
> I've had a go at starting a wiki page for it at
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/UK_2017_Q4_Project:_
> Addresses_and_Postcodes
> which will hopefully contain some useful information. I'd encourage
> others to help improve it further.
>
> To coincide with the launch of the project I've also done a bit of
> development on my previous postcode analysis tools at
> http://robert.mathmos.net/osm/postcodes/ . You can now see stats of
> how many postcodes are mapped in each area, district and sector, as
> well as viewing potential errors (postcodes not found in Code-Point
> Open, or that are a long way from their centroid) to check/fix.
>
> As well as just generally increasing the number of addresses and
> postcodes in OSM, a couple of possible goals for the quarter would be
> to ensure we've map at least one postcode in each sector (only 615 to
> go), and to reduce the number of sectors with less than 5% of units
> present in OSM (currently 5562).
>
> I'd also like to draw your attention to the OSM/FHRS comparison
> excellent tool at http://gregrs.dev.openstreetmap.org/fhrs/ which is a
> great source of addresses/postcodes of food outlets to add in areas
> where some amenities are mapped but not individual houses.
>
> Robert.
>
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> Robert Whittaker
>
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